Austin Spurs Fall to Texas Legends 124-119
CEDAR PARK, Texas - The Austin Spurs (22-17), presented by SWBC, fell to the Texas Legends (23-18) by a final score of 124-119 on Tuesday night at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park on Women's History Night.
San Antonio Spurs assignee Chimezie Metu paced the Spurs with 34 points, while Dedric Lawson posted 21 points. Three other Spurs finished with double digit points, including Galen Robinson Jr. (18), Kenny Williams (12) and Jordan Green (12).
At the end of the first, the Legends had a 35-31 advantage. In the second quarter, the Spurs took their first lead of the game at 36-35 when Daulton Hommes knocked down a three-point shot. The Spurs lead grew to 10 points (49-39) with 5:08 left in the half, but the Legends ended the quarter on a 13-6 run, cutting the Spurs lead to 55-52.
The Legends outscored the Spurs 44-34 in the third quarter to take a 99-86 lead going into the final quarter. The two teams went back and forth in the fourth, but the Spurs were unable to overcome the second half deficit.
For the Legends, Cameron Payne led all scorers with 38 points while Dakota Mathias recorded 29 points. Antonious Cleveland and Josh Perkins also finished with double digit points, scoring 14 and 12 points respectively.
The Austin Spurs return to action on Friday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. when they'll take on the Northern Arizona Suns. For tickets or the full season schedule, visit austinspurs.com.
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